| Mar 27, 2014
| 10:06 PM
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks are an awful team, clinging to the NBA's worst record week after week, month after month.
But they can always remember one thing about this season. They swept the Lakers.
It became official Thursday, 108-105,...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:06 AM
OKLAHOMA CITY — Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni says he doesn't think about whether he'll be back next season, preferring instead to chronicle the progress of the team, not his job security.
"It's not my place to have a sense" on a possible return as...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 11:08 PM
The Lakers lost a game to the San Antonio Spurs, but it wasn't an entirely bad day for them.
Kobe Bryant didn't throttle anybody when given the chance.
He even showed some sympathy toward Coach Mike D'Antoni several hours before the Lakers lost to the...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 3:44 PM
NEW YORK — It started buzzing through the Lakers' locker room and had nothing to do with Pau Gasol angrily challenging teammates a few minutes earlier or Mike D'Antoni continuing to pick on the always-soggy defense.
Kobe Bryant's scoring record at...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The Lakers' injuries keep coming, as if anything's really surprising anymore.
Pau Gasol was the latest to receive bad MRI exam results and was expected to miss at least a week because of a strained right groin, the Lakers said Saturday.
He won't be...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:00 PM
MILWAUKEE — Somehow the days get even more unpredictable for Chris Kaman.
He went 10 games in a row without getting off the bench, then started for the Lakers on Tuesday against the New York Knicks because Pau Gasol was sidelined by vertigo....
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:20 PM
A foreign legion?
Lakers Coach Mike D'Antoni, on the need for his team's young players to prove themselves in the final stages of a lost season: "This is their future. This is not just, 'Oh, we're having a bad year.' No, your next stop is Europe, so it'...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 9:39 PM
The Lakers closed the book on another player this season, one of many who couldn't quite get over their injury problems.
Xavier Henry made it through a total of 43 games before the Lakers officially shut him down Friday because of wrist and knee...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:15 AM
The Cleveland Cavaliers haven't been decimated by injuries like the Lakers have. They play in the weaker Eastern Conference in which just five teams have winning records.
Somehow though, the Cavaliers have the same record as the Lakers through 48 games,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Reinforcements arrived for the Lakers at a time when they could exchange their entire roster for the Western Conference All-Stars and it wouldn't matter.
Their season is pretty much done.
On the bright side, Steve Nash may not be.
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The Lakers aren't going anywhere this season, and Ryan Kelly might not be either.
For Kelly, that would be a good thing. It would mean he's still in the NBA.
A late second-round pick out of Duke in last year's draft, the 6-foot-11 power forward wasn't...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 5:00 PM
TORONTO — Ryan Kelly stopped walking down the hallway at Staples Center during a recent chat, a look of concern spreading across his face.
He took several quick, long steps and knocked on some wood paneling. He had just been asked about his...